PROVIDENCE, RI (March 9, 2017) – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year federal contract to Healthcentric Advisors and its partner organization, Qualidigm, to assist New England-based small physician and other eligible clinical practices to prepare for and participate in the new Quality Payment Program (QPP), established by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).
Providence, RI (February 2017) – Medication-related adverse events are affecting record numbers of Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), opioids—including prescription drugs and heroin—killed more than 33,000 people in the U.S. in 2015. Among Medicare beneficiaries, six out of every 1,000 beneficiaries has an opioid misuse disorder—one of the fastest growing rates in the nation.
Woburn, Massachusetts (October 17, 2016) — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently awarded a two year Special Innovation Project, under Healthcentric Advisors’ New England Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (NE QIN-QIO) five-year master contract, to address unnecessary and potentially avoidable hospitalizations through the implementation of a systematic discharge process for skilled nursing facility patients being discharged back to the community.
Providence, RI (October 14, 2016) – H. John Keimig, President & Chief Executive Officer at Healthcentric Advisors, is being honored for Business Leadership in Providence Business News’ 16th Annual Business Excellence Awards program.
Woburn, MA (September 28, 2016) -– As part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the quality improvement organization (QIO) examined the use of habilitation therapy techniques in 30 Massachusetts skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).
Providence, RI (September 2016) – The New England QIN-QIO began convening quarterly meetings with Rhode Island’s 11 hospital CIOs to educate them on quality improvement initiatives and foster greater collaboration.
Providence, RI (July 2016) – The New England Quality Innovation Network (QIN) shares tips on how to encourage and support senior independence.
Providence, RI (March 12, 2016) – H. John Keimig, President & Chief Executive Officer at Healthcentric Advisors, was featured in the Providence Business News (PBN) article, “Want Change? Empower People.“
Providence, RI (January 21, 2016) -– Healthcentric Advisors is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Greenlund, CHSP, ARM, as Senior Program Administrator.